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The Future is Fungus

17

Feb

2017

The Future is Fungus

The natural alternative to plastic.

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Real-time Storm Forecasts

16

Feb

2017

Real-time Storm Forecasts

GOES-16 watches storms form in real-time.

 

 

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Compassionate Turtles

Compassionate Turtles

Behavior that would be considered compassionate in humans is also observed in animals.

24 Jun 2015

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Supporting Environmental Work

Supporting Environmental Work 1 April 2016

Supporting Environmental Work

April campaign to We Keep it Wild and support The Conservation Alliance.

Protecting New Lands

Protecting New Lands 14 July 2015

Protecting New Lands

Several important land protections were declared in just one week, perhaps a new trend.

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance 25 June 2015

Explorer to present at The Conservation Alliance

Eric Larsen will present his The Last North expedition to an outdoor/conservation audience in Utah..

Compassionate Turtles

Compassionate Turtles 24 June 2015

Compassionate Turtles

Behavior that would be considered compassionate in humans is also observed in animals.

"Look to the Mountains"

"Look to the Mountains" 24 April 2015

"Look to the Mountains"

A photographer, mountaineer, and environmental ambassador says: "look to the mountains".

Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers 17 April 2015

Intelligent Designers

Portland is using 'intelligent designers' to replace an aging coal-fired power plant and other cities should follow their lead.
The Important Places

The Important Places

Everyone has some memories of those important and special places.
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Mars Mystery Solved?

Mars Mystery Solved?

From God of War, canals, to possible life, Mars has always had its mysteries...one may now be solved.
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Protect Our Winters

Protect Our Winters

The "new normal" for mountain climates is not good news for snowpacks, winter sports, and water supplies.
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Rising tides, Sailors be wise

Rising tides, Sailors be wise

Sailors are advised to not be caught off guard with rising tides...still good advise
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a new Tree of Life

a new Tree of Life

Wouldn't you like to know where you sit on the Tree of Life?
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World Rhino Day

World Rhino Day

Today is World Rhino Day and the creatures need all the help they can get.
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Pluto Wows, Again

Pluto Wows, Again

Backlit photography is showing details that are producing Wows about far-off Pluto, again.
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Amazing Landscapes

Amazing Landscapes

Occasionally a short video can produce a sense of wonder and amazement about environments.
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What Climate Activists Can Learn from Honeybees

What Climate Activists Can Learn from Honeybees

Big new demand from one of country's bravest activists 
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Surfer Birds

Surfer Birds

Even the birds in Australia seem to like surfing.
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1 in a 1000 & Blue Oaks

1 in a 1000 & Blue Oaks

Combining tree-rings with Sierra Nevada snowpack data show California's drought is the worst in 500 years.
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Where Good Ideas Come From

Where Good Ideas Come From

Where do good ideas originate? The answer surprised the science and technology writer, Steven Johnson.
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McConnell: A Leader in Population Changes

McConnell: A Leader in Population Changes

On policies that affect the world's mortality, the Senator is consistent. 
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Pluto: stranger & stranger

Pluto: stranger & stranger

Pluto is showing a geology and environmental processes as complicated as anything seen before and still unexplained.
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Parc national des Ecrins, France

Parc national des Ecrins, France

If you can't understand the language, a time-lapse video explains it all.
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Intelligent Designers, vol. 3

Intelligent Designers, vol. 3

Three new technologies showcase the creative thinking of intelligent designers.
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Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency is the name of the game for energy, architecture, and solar design with three new developments showing the way.
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It wasn't just a name that changed!

It wasn't just a name that changed!

It wasn't just a named that change when Denali was recognized as Denali.
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Color-blindness Cure?

Color-blindness Cure?

A color-blindness cure may be close as the biotechnological use of gene therapy shows.
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Plant of the Month: Silver Grass Trees

Plant of the Month: Silver Grass Trees

In remote corners of Western Australia is a plant that isn't a tree, isn't a grass, and isn't common either.
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